USADA Receives International Accreditation

July 26, 2001 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) received its accreditation to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/ Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 18873:1999, an international system of quality assessment and control for doping control, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Thursday. “We are honored to become the one of…

USADA Announces 2001 Second Quarter Testing Numbers

July 23, 2001 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed 1,637 doping control tests during the second quarter of 2001, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Monday. The 1,637 doping control tests covered 41 sports. Two hundred and ninety-eight tests were out-of-competition (OOC) tests done between April and June 2001, and 144 short notice…

U.S. Bobsled Athlete Kasper Receives Two-Year Suspension for Positive Drug Test

July 16, 2001 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Monday that John Kasper of Swansea, Ill., an athlete in the sport of bobsled, tested positive during an out-of-competition test in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Mar. 8, 2001 for methandienone (Dianabol), a prohibited anabolic steroid under International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) rules. The FIBT…